Microsoft plans more job cuts
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Monday, 23 January 2017 14:13

Microsoft plans more job cuts


Will be announced next week

The software king of the world is rumoured to be announcing 700 more job cuts next week when Microsoft announces its quarterly earnings.

Tesla autopilot was 40 percent safer
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Monday, 23 January 2017 13:02

Tesla autopilot was 40 percent safer


Surprise result from the death inquiry


A watchdog investigation into the death of a Tesla car driver when he was running the car on auto-pilot had some unexpected good news for the car market.

Barra quits  Xiaomi
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 January 2017 12:47

Barra quits Xiaomi


Health concerns and a new role 

The bloke who pushed Xiaomi into global expansion has left the company because of health concerns and a new role.

Note 7 not our fault claims Samsung
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Monday, 23 January 2017 11:31

Note 7 not our fault claims Samsung


Acting oddly over flaming phones

Samsung Electronics is denying that that its design had anything to do with the incredible Note 7 and is putting the blame squarely on its two battery suppliers.

Apple sues Qualcomm for being too expensive
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Saturday, 21 January 2017 18:39

Apple sues Qualcomm for being too expensive


Pot calls kettle black

The fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple believes that it can make a more than a billion dollars for suing Qualcomm for charging too much on its patents.

ITC investigates huge patent complaint
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Friday, 20 January 2017 14:21

ITC investigates huge patent complaint


Lenovo, MediaTek, Motorola and AMD all involved.

The US International Trade Commission began a patent infringement probe after ZiiLabs claimed that 17 firms were importing products to the United States in violation of its patents on graphics processors and DDR memory controllers.

Nintendo Switch has another face palm
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Friday, 20 January 2017 13:48

Nintendo Switch has another face palm


Forgets to mention key functions and drops important ones


Smart money is on the Nintendo Switch being a lemon, but it seems that the maker of toilet branded consoles is making elementary mistakes on its launch.

Blackberry’s poor attitude to privacy will wipe it from history
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Edward Snowden’s blames Canada 

Blackberry has always traded on having tougher security than the next guy, but this might have been because the next guy was Apple, or Google.

Tesla let off the hook in death probe
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Friday, 20 January 2017 12:41

Tesla let off the hook in death probe

User error in “self-driving” car

US car safety regulators have cleared Tesla of involvement in the death of a bloke whose Model S collided with a truck while he was using its Autopilot system.

IBM sees 19th quarter of falling revenue
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Friday, 20 January 2017 12:34

IBM sees 19th quarter of falling revenue


Still better than Wall Street predicted


Biggish Blue has reported its 19th straight quarter of declining revenue, but forecast full-year earnings above what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street thought.